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  • As Is: Rural Realism March 23, 2017
    Identifiable subjects are only part of the enduring allure of realism. Each generation of realist artists brings new subjects, new media, and new viewpoints to the genre. The AS IS: rural realism exhibitions feature the art of contemporary realists who focus on off-road subjects to create unique ways of seeing just how significant the seemingly […]
  • Skin February 23, 2017
    Skin is a collection of images celebrating the grace and simplicity of the human form. We each have our own unique beauty, and this collection is an exercise in observing and capturing glimpses of that. Adult oriented content on display.

Rest in peace, Doug.

Dear Doug Hodel,

Thank you for investing in me.

Thank you for finding my treasures, for wandering my streets and back roads, exploring everything I have to offer, so beautifully, and inspiring others to do the same.

I’m so grateful to have spent so much time in front of your lens and for the work you did to share my stories.

You made me, and countless others, better.

You are loved, friend.

All my love,
Abilene


Happy Friday!

 

Happy Friday in Abilene! Abilene’s economy was just boosted by $2 million by signing a 4 year contract with the Texas High School Powerlifting State Championship! Special thanks to Abilene Lone Star Power and Performance, Rochelle, Taylor County Expo Center staff, Debi Walls Schultz (ACVB sports), and Abilene High School and Cooper high school for making this all happen for our community! #visitabilene #FABilene #playinABI


We would like to welcome all who are coming to Abilene this week! These events will generate a total of $845,900 into Abilene’s economy!

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Business Expo 2017

Head to the Abilene Convention Center for the 2017 Business Expo this Wednesday from 10 am to 4:30 pm! A business to business networking event that showcases more than 200 exhibitors with more than 6,000 in attendance. Hosted by the Abilene Business Council of the Chamber of Commerce.

– $5 for non chamber members

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Happy 1 Year!!

Happy 1 year to our friends over at The Food Park in Downtown Abilene! Go try out their food, you won’t be disappointed! Want tp see who’s parked? Check out their website for a live calendar: www.abi-foodpark.com

#abifoodpark #visitabilene


Happy Sunday!

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Happy St. Patrick’s Day! Looking for your own pot of gold? Like share and comment below:

Do you or someone you know love visiting Abilene, TX? Share with us below your favorite Abilene experience for a chance to win a $200 visa gift card!

Don’t feel comfortable sharing your experience below then feel free to message us!

Winner announced April 7th!

 

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Head to the National Center for Children’s Illustrated Literature to check our their new exhibit featuring James E. Ransom!

“In the spring of 2017, the National Center for Children’s Illustrated Literature opened an exhibition featuring vibrant paintings by James E. Ransome in its exhibition, Everyday People: The Art of James E. Ransome.

While a few of the books represented are illustrated in watercolor, Ransome’s primary media exhibited in the gallery is acrylic and oil paints. The vivid colors seen in Ransome’s paintings work in perfect balance with the subject matter of his books. The books featured in this exhibition cover a wide range of subjects but what they all have in common is the celebration of the simple, joyful moments in life. Based on this, the exhibition is divide into three sections: Stories of the Land, People who made History, and Family Ties.”

Information and photo provided by:https://www.nccil.org/exhibitions/everyday-folks-the-art-of-james-e-ransome

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Visitors Guide

Curious to know more about Abilene? Download our visitors guide to see what were all about!

http://www.abilenevisitors.com/Visitors-Guide

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National Pie Day!

Its National Pie Day! Don’t forget to pick up a slice of your favorite from one of our favorites including ,The Birdhouse Coffee Shop, The Milk & Honey Bakery and more!

Comment below what type of pie you’ll be enjoying today!

Pie photo by The Milk and Honey Bakery

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